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Save 50% on a 9-Piece Non-Stick Cookware Set

Couponing 101

Scrubbing pots and pans can get old, and the more laborious cooking at home is, the less likely you are to do it. Luckily, good non-stick cookware can save you time and effort in the kitchen, leading to more cooking at home and less wasting money on eating out. Walmart has rolled back prices on the Tramontina Simple Cooking Non-Stick Cookware Set. Home & Garden Deals - In-store Kitchen kitchen tools non-stick pans Walmart Walmart deals

Earn $7.75 with Bertolli®, Rubbermaid® Brilliance™ & Ibotta

For the Mommas

PremiumPrep #CollectiveBias One of my New Year’s resolutions is to cook at home more and use my leftovers for lunch the next day. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I try to meal plan and prep every Sunday. Get inspired for your weekly meal […]. The post Earn $7.75 with Bertolli®, Rubbermaid® Brilliance™ & Ibotta appeared first on FTM. Ibotta

Help Maggie with a housing question!

The Frugal Girl

If you didn’t have such a long commute, would you have more time and energy to do things like cooking at home? Also, I think home space can be more or less important depending on how much time you spend there. Hi Kristen!

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AmazonBasics 15-Piece Non-Stick Cookware Set $42.99 (Reg $50)

For the Mommas

AmazonBasics 15-Piece Non-Stick Cookware Set $42.99 (Reg $50) Jumpstart healthy cook-at-home habits with this AmazonBasics nonstick cookware set. Amazon has 15-Piece Non-Stick Cookware Set for $42.99 (Reg $50) with free shipping. Loaded with everyday essentials, the collection includes fry pans, sauce pans, and casserole pans. 15-piece nonstick cookware set includes 8-inch fry pan, 10-inch fry pan, […].

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How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

Teresa's Deals

If I had know about all of the ways to save, I would have taught my kids at a young age to help them save later in life. Collecting recipes that you will be cooking for that week, creating a shopping list and finding coupons that you will need for any of those items can really pay off. I love to cook at home and it saves us a so much money. I love shopping at Thrift Shops and Discount Stores.

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Things We No Longer Use

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The lesson here is that things, many of which we think we need, and may actually do need at the time, become obsolete. Who cooks at home anymore, many people eat out. Even if you do cook at home, have you ever worn an apron? They were used to protect clothing while cooking – to keep grease splatters and spills contained on the apron. Unfortunately, in a lot of places, folks are afraid to leave their windows open at night!

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How this Couple Eliminated $180,000 of Debt in 12 Months!

Family Balance Sheet

It started with $40,000 in consumer debt (vehicles, credit cards, small student loan) and then sold our home and eliminated the $140,000 of mortgage debt. While we were paying off our debt, my husband and I both had a realization about our home. So we decided to sell our home and become renters for the first time. One evening my husband came home from work and mentioned that he forget to get gas in his truck on the way home.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Diet

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Make it a habit to incorporate at least 5 different coloured foods a day into your diet. Cook at home. Cooking at home not only saves you money but it also keeps you in control of what you are putting into your body. By planning ahead, the task of cooking at home doesn’t need to be time consuming. There are a variety of different fruits, vegetables,and grains that are available at different times of the year.

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Tips for Encouraging Your Partner to Get On Board with Health Changes

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You can even say something like, “I have a goal to work up to X reps at this weight. Some of that might even encourage changes in your partner at some point. Set Up Your Home for Healthier Food Choices. You can also set up your home for healthier food choices. If you are struggling as a family with creating healthy meals (or even finding the time to cook at home), offer to put yourself in charge of meal planning and preparation.

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Cooking to Financial Success

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

blogs at Modern Tightwad and is most content being at home with her husband and dog, writing about ways to make the life you love, the life you can afford. One of my favorite ways to pass a day is cooking from scratch. There’s something incredibly fulfilling about plunging my hands into dough, and smelling fresh food cooking in our oven. When my family is at home, and we’re all tired, a warm meal on a cold day can revive us all. Andi B.

Remember to Celebrate Your Success

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Cooking at home. Related posts: Cooking to Financial Success. 5 Home Buying Fundamentals to Remember. To often, when it comes to saving money, we spend a lot of time on what we haven’t accomplished- or we downplay what we have accomplished. It’s true that we all make mistakes, but why do we focus on our failures more than our successes? Any of us can easily list all of the things we do wrong each day, but do we ever think about what we did right?

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Save Money and Time with Once a Month Cooking

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Still, I missed the convenience of eating out and not having to cook at home. How to Get Started with Once a Month Cooking. I’m not going to lie, the day you actually do the cooking for a month is tiring. You may be cooking for 4 to 8 hours, depending on the recipes you choose. Care must be taken with the recipes that you choose for once a month cooking. How to Save Time on Cooking Day. Easier Ways to Have a Freezer Cooking Session.

6 Ways to Change Your Spending Habits

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Instead of watching TV, why not try learning a new skill that could lead to a raise at work; Or, why not use this time to develop some forms of passive income that can go towards your savings. Cook at home. Cooking is really not hard, it just takes some organization. Instead of eating out, why not experiment with some recipes at home. Not only will cooking save you money , but it will allow you to practice different cooking techniques.

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4 Ways to Get Excited About Eating In

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We all know that cooking at home is better for both our physical and fiscal health. I get it, when you get home after a long day, you just want to sit down, relax, and have the food come to you. If looking at pictures of food on Pinterest doesn’t make you salivate with anticipation, I don’t know what will. If you don’t know where to start, search “recipes” and favorite or re-pin whatever jumps out at you. (Uh

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5 Ideas For Making Time To Eat At Home

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

One of the keys to healthier eating — and saving money while you do it — is preparing meals at home. There are a number of benefits to cooking at home beyond just improving your health and saving money. According to many studies, there are relationship and other benefits for sharing meals at home with a family. Take a look at your schedule, and determine whether or not you have been wasting time.

Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

For so long, we plodded along with next to nothing while our neighbors were running up their charge cards and using home equity loans to take vacations. We shopped at garage sales, turned down the heat, combined errands to use less gas, didn’t buy a lot of prepared food, cooked at home and the like. We mowed the grass, made our clothes, cleaned house, cooked , and fixed broken stuff. Frugal Food Tips Have you been looking at your budget lately?

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Keeping it Simple: Strategies for Financial Security

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

This can be as simple as forgoing dinner out sometimes and cooking at home more; taking your lunch from home sometimes instead of always buying it; and the oldie but goodie – giving up one expensive Starbucks coffee a day. If your current budget is so complicated you never look at it, sit yourself down and simplify it. Assess Your Bank Accounts The next simple thing is to look at your bank accounts; if you have several, think whether you need them all.

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Four Easy Ways to Save on Basic Necessities

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

We all need to eat on a daily basis, but you can cut back on your dining budget by eating at home. Most restaurant-style meals are easy to prepare at home at a fraction of the cost, and you are able to control what ingredients are included. When cooking at home, try to reduce meat consumption to save money. Use your car’s cruise control option at a speed of 60 miles per hour or less to increase gas mileage.

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Find out how Jessica paid off $56,000 of student loans, credit cards, and a car loan.

Family Balance Sheet

How my grandparents paid off $55,000 of their home mortgage in one year. Once I got home from that money changing event at my grandparents’ house, my best friend told me about this financial series she and her husband had been going through at church called Financial Peace University (Dave Ramsey). I was shocked at how much money I had left over at the end of my paychecks that was slipping through my fingers.

Stop Eating Out! Tips to Curb Your Restaurant Spending

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Eating out: our worst “frienemy” Saving busy professionals and parents from slaving in the kitchen after a long day at work, and bringing friends together, eating out is a cornerstone of our North American culture. Food from restaurants can cost significantly more than food cooked at home. A plate of pasta with red sauce can cost less than a dollar if made at home; at most restaurants it will cost you well over $10.

Look Hot and Stay Fit on a Busy Schedule

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Do you need to look well groomed at all times, for your job or lifestyle or can you take a more casual approach? The best meals and snacks are those you make at home because you can control what goes into them. I know you’re busy, but cooking at home is really beneficial for you and your family, on many levels, so try and rearrange your schedule to fit this in as often as you can.

How to Establish an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle at Home

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Scientists are warning that humans are depleting these resources at an alarmingly fast rate, one that outstrips the planet’s ability to renew them. The sustainability philosophy is that we must not fill our own current needs at the expense of the needs of future generations. You will see the positive differences close to home and will be able to enjoy the benefits. Reduce your carbon footprint – and save money at the same time.

Why Are Americans So Fat?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

It kind of offended me at the time, but how true it is. We wake up, stroll to the kitchen, sit in a chair, hop in the car to drive to work, sit in a chair at the office all day, go to lunch with the gang and sit in a chair, hop in the car to drive home, then sit in a chair to watch TV. Families don’t/can’t take time to cook at home from scratch. percent) children now have a stay-at-home parent, compared to more than half (52.6

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Make Life Better For Yourself: Take Good Care Of You

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

By cooking at home you save money, eat a more balanced and nutritional diet and get the enjoyment of being in control of creating what you and your family eat. Here are some tips on how we finally managed to improve our diet – make small changes rather than trying to change everything all at once. There’s not just one cook in our kitchen; we have several family members who love to be responsible for creating meals.

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5 Steps to Saving Money Using Just Envelopes

Couponing 101

When I looked back at the last three months, I realized my resolution for saving money was not on track. At the end of the month, you might even have enough to treat yourself to a special gift! My biggest area of spending is food, but I’ll actually look at these as two separate categories: groceries and dining out. As for myself, my surplus will be going to a meal out at my favorite restaurant!

Giveaway: $100 Walmart Giftcard & Ronzoni “Countdown to Dinner” Kit

For the Mommas

When time is of the essence, swinging by the drive-through for dinner seems like the best option, but I prefer to cook at home as much as possible. I recently did the “Countdown to Dinner” with Ronzoni Quick Cook pasta. Check out my video below: Just in case you cannot see my video (my poorly taken video), the Ronzoni Quick Cook Pasta is ready in 3 minutes. Ronzoni Quick Cook. This post is sponsored by Ronzoni Quick Cook.

Start Small; Dream Big: Achieving Financial Security From Small Beginnings

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

People who have no dream and aim at nothing, usually have no trouble getting it. What about holidays, cars, homes, designer clothes, retirement? Focus on how it can be, not on how it is; look at the solutions, not the problems. Bobbi started cooking at home instead of always dining out. “I I discovered I really love to cook. Remember, everything big was once small at the beginning!

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Jamie’s Gyro Quesadilla with MexAmerica Wraps

Nicoles Nickels

Now, having a husband who is a chef is generally a good thing but when they spend all day cooking at work they aren’t always so excited about cooking at home! It amazes me how creative he can be when he cooks, how he never uses a recipe and how he puts together combinations of flavors that I never imagined would taste good! I was happy he was cooking dinner and excited to see what he would come up with!

McDonald’s vs. Fresh Foods: Which is Cheaper?

Saving With Shellie

It compares McDonald’s prices to Home-Cooked Meal prices. One of the main arguments people give for just getting Fast Food is that it is cheaper and quicker than cooking at home. This graphic shows the cost and nutrition of a meal for four at McDonald’s versus two different home cooked options. While I know few would argue that fast food is healthier than home cooked meals, you may find the nutrition interesting.

Recipe | Oven Roasted Brocolli Wth Sea Salt & Olive Oil

Saving Everyday

When you roast vegetables at a high temperature, they start to caramelize and get slightly crispy around the edges. Serve them as a side dish or try tossing an entire pan of roasted veggies with cooked pasta and Parmesan cheese for a quick pasta dish. If you like your vegetables more crisp, just cook them a few minutes less. You could even crank the oven up to 450-475 to get the charred edges, especially if you’re cooking for a shorter amount of time.

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Chicken, Corn, Kale Soup | Use Up Leftover Chicken!

Saving Everyday

Bring to a simmer and let cook for about 20 or until the kale is tender. I buy the big bunches of kale when they go on sale at Whole Foods and easily get 2-3 meals out of them and I ADORE the roasted frozen corn at Trader Joe’s. It’s $2.39/bag at my store, but I easily get 3-4 meals out of one bag. I’m not a professional cook! Just a regular gal who loves cooking and loves food! Pin This To Pinterest.

P.E.P for the Week of February 28-March 4/11- Spending Time With Family Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

At first I dreaded these because they often led to stress and fighting. I now get excited to look at our money stuff and see how much our net worth has increased the last week. This post hit home for me. I felt so dopey and I had really bad headaches for at least a week, but after that I felt good. Financial Samurai lets us know that it is possible to make money from home and still support a family. This post also hit home. This post also really hit home.

Creating Father’s Day Traditions

Nicoles Nickels

Shop online and save money to live better at [link]. I don’t have time to run to a lot of stores so I decided to shop online at the one store that has everything – Walmart.com! I was able to find a ton of cool gifts that he would just love, such as a new grill with cooking tools, a new tablet, or something personalized just for him! Jamie is a chef, and while he doesn’t have a lot of time to cook at home, when he does, he always comments that we need a new grill.

Quick and Easy Goulash Recipe!

Saving Everyday

Our conversation went like this: Him: “I’ll cook dinner tonight honey” Me: “Ok great! That sounds good” (gag…but being the sweet wife I am, I just appreciated that he was cooking). Directions: Cook the pasta according to the package. While the pasta is cooking, brown your ground beef with all the seasonings and drain it well. Cook the pasta according to the package. I’m not a professional cook!

Giveaway: Finish Quantum & Le Creuset Baking Set

For the Mommas

We cook at home almost everyday. I am not the neatest cook. Giveaway rules: Giveaway will close on 7/09/11 at 11:59 PM EST. Winner will be notified via email and have 72 hours to respond to email to claim winnings. I am a huge fan of Finish. When they asked me if I would like to review their product, I said. no need to send samples, we use it daily. You find in most of my giveaways, I just tell you about the product or say it sounds neat/fun/etc.

Budget Recipe | Bean & Ham Soup With Cornbread

Saving Everyday

It’s frugal-comfort food-deliciousness at it’s best…and it’s super easy! Bring to a boil, turn down to low, and cook for 4-5 hours or until the beans are tender. You may need to add water if it gets too thick while it’s cooking. I serve this with Jiffy cornbread mix cooked according to the package, but I doctor it up with one cup of roasted frozen corn from Trader’s Joe’s and one teaspoon of sugar. Pin This To Pinterest.

Thai Kitchen Dipping Sauces Review & Giveaway

Nicoles Nickels

Where can the product be purchased: at retailers nationwide. Description of Product: “Area farmer’s markets are open for business, which means colorful rows and stalls of fresh, local produce await shoppers at every turn. Asian cuisine naturally helps at-home chefs create fresh complete meals that can incorporate local vegetables along with chicken, fish, beef or firm tofu. I love spicy flavors and I didn’t find this too spicy at all.

GIVEAWAY: Thai Kitchen & Simply Asia Prize Pack

Saving With Shellie

Thai Kitchen’s Specialty Rice Noodles add a colorful and flavorful twist to Asian cooking. Ready in just three minutes, the microwaveable meals contain pre-cooked thin rice noodles, a vegetable packet and sauce pouch. I’ve actually already been using the Thai Kitchen Brown Rice noodles and they are great for cooking with. It’s similar to the the Wok Toss Noodles at Firebowl. Comment – Tell me what Asian meal you love to cook at home.

Creating Your First Herb Garden: Picking the Right Herbs

Saving Cents With Sense

Having fresh herbs on hand is a delicious way I like to spice up my cooking at home. When ripe it smells great, and the delicate fringed leaves are pretty to look at. It’s a staple of many South American and Asian cooking styles, so you’re sure to find plenty of recipes that call for it. Keep in mind that cilantro has a deep root system, so plant it in a container that’s at least 12 inches deep.